…Hope You Don’t Mind

I hope you don’t mind  that I put down in words, How wonderful life is while you’re in the world. Before I get started, just a heads up that I’ve been holding onto my feelings for this film for two weeks. I have no chill when it comes to Elton John, and this is very…

…Follow Along

There’s something deeply personal about director Alfonso Cuarón’s “Roma.” That much is very clear. This semi-autobiographical film takes place in the safe and protected world of Cuarón’s childhood. There’s nothing flashy or sensational about “Roma” or its main character, Cleo (Yalitza Aparicio), a maid for a middle class family in the Colonia Roma neighborhood of…

…Rise

From the first moment of Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, “A Star is Born,” you know it’s going to be a wild ride. Jackson Maine (played by Cooper), a music artist straight out of a bygone era downs his drug addiction with a tall glass of alcoholism before staggering on to stage in front of a…

…reel it in

Happy Monday! I hope everyone came through the long holiday weekend relatively unscathed.

…power through

Today, unofficially marks the beginning of the Summer Blockbuster season. Those of you still digging yourselves out of snow drifts may not have heard me, so I’ll say it again. Today is the beginning of another summer of blockbusters.

…pick flicks

Oscar Sunday is here!  That means it’s time for our picks (for the top categories, because none of us have time for all of them). This part of the Oscar season is always a bittersweet moment, choosing who we think might win is no easy task.  It’s rare that who we want to win and…